Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0273 - Oregon No. 1 Grade

"Oregon No. 1" consists of filberts in the shell which meet the following requirements:

(1) Similar type; and
(2) Dry;
(3) Shells:
(a) Well formed; and
(b) Clean and bright;
(c) Free from:
(A) Blanks; and
(B) Broken or split shells.
(d) Free from damage caused by:
(A) Stains; and
(B) Adhering husk; or
(C) Other means.
(4) Kernels:
(a) Reasonable well developed; and
(b) Not badly misshapen;
(c) Free from:
(A) Rancidity;
(B) Decay;
(C) Mold; and
(D) Insect injury.
(d) Free from damage caused by:
(A) Shriveling; and
(B) Discoloration; or
(C) Other means.
(5) Size: The size shall be specified in connection with the grade in accordance with one of the size classifications in Table 2.
(6) Tolerances: In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling, the following tolerance, by count, are permitted as specified:
(a) For mixed types. Twenty percent filberts which are of a different type;
(b) For defects. Ten percent for filberts which are below the requirements of this grade; provided, that not more than 1/2 of this amount or five percent shall consist of blanks, and not more than five percent shall consist of filberts with rancid, decayed, moldy, or insect injured kernels, including not more than two percent for insect injury;
(c) For off-size. Fifteen percent for filberts which fail to meet the requirements for the size specified, but not more than 2/3 of this amount, or ten percent shall consist of undersize filberts.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0273
AD 929(14-70), f. 10-20-70, ef. 11-1-70; AD 982(15-72), f. 10-25-72, ef. 11-15-72; AD 1065(11-75), f. 8-5-75, ef. 8-25-75

The Table referenced in this rule is not printed in the OAR Compilation. Copies are available from the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561.190 & ORS 632.900 - ORS 632.980

Stats. Implemented: ORS 632.900 to ORS 632.980

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